Apply for an Alcoholic Beverages Storage Permit (ABCC)

A permit authorizing a wholesaler, a farmer-brewer, a farmer-winery, or a manufacturer to store alcoholic beverages it is authorized to produce, sell and deliver.
Once an application is submitted via our eLicensing system, the typical turnaround time is 4 – 6 weeks.

Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission

Phone

Open M-F 9am-5pm

The Details

What you need

To apply for a Storage permit pursuant to M.G.L. c. 138, § 20 you will need electronic copies of the documents listed below.

Required Documents for ALL new Storage permits:

In addition

    If entity applying is a business:

  • Vote of the Corporate Board or LLC is required authorizing any transaction you are applying for.
  • Articles of Organization, Partnership Agreement, Bankruptcy Documents, Estate Documents, Trust Documents or Business Certificate, are required depending on your corporate structure.

Fees

Name Fee Unit
Storage Permit $2,000 each

How to apply

To apply for this license, please create an account on our eLicensing and ePermitting Portal.

Please review the information below:

Technical Requirements:

Below is the list of supported browser versions that provide the best user experience for the online application:

  • Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer 10

  • Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer 11

  • Firefox 29

  • Safari 6

  • Google Chrome 34

  • Opera 21

Although you may find that your current version also works, it may not support all functions.

To use the system you must first create a user name and password. User guides on this topic and other helpful information about the eLicensing and ePermitting Portal can be found here.

For technical assistance:
Please call the ePLACE Help Desk Team at (844) 733-7522 between the hours of 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday, with the exception of all Commonwealth and Federal observed holidays.

Next steps

Processing Time

Please allow 4-6 weeks for the application to be processed. If there is any information missing, a licensing staff member or investigator will reach out to you directly.

If you would like to check on the status of your application, please contact the following licensing staff member:

Ivy Maiorino
Email:
imaiorino@tre.state.ma.us
Phone: 617-727-3040 x 749

More info

  • The Storage permit is a child permit, the "parent" license must be a licensed Wholesaler, Farmer Brewery, Farmer Distillery, or Farmer Winery.
  • A Wholesaler license permits the holder to store at the premise they choose. They do not need a Storage permit unless they wish to store are two locations.

Contact

Address

239 Causeway Street, 1st Floor, Boston, MA 02114

Phone

Open M-F 9am-5pm

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